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Beginner crochet class: full day

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About this class

Whether you fancy learning an alternative technique to knitting, or just want to try something new - this introduction to crochet class offers a little bit of everything.

Did you know?

The first published crochet pattern appeared in the early 1800’s. The pattern was released in a Dutch magazine, and featured delicate and detailed lacework for a bag. This early method of crochet was called tambour, and involved stretching the fabric over a sewing hoop.

In this class

This full-day session will teach you about the fundamentals of crochet, as well as some more practical advice on yarns, hooks and pattern reading . It welcomes absolute beginners, as well as those with experience who might be looking to refresh or rediscover their joy of crochet

After this class you will be able to:

  • make a slip knot and get cracking.
  • masterfully hold the crochet hook and yarn with ease and comfort
  • readily complete an chain stitch, slip stitch and double stitch
  • do both rows (going back and forth!) and circles (going round and round!)
  • easily add a new ball of wool or new colour
  • finish up sewing those loose ends
  • complete a treble stitch
  • finally know how to combine the different stitches - single, double, treble and slip stitch to create texture and patterns

You will be provided with a free starter pack that includes a hook, yarn and booklet

Now you can

  • get to grips with the basics of crocheting and make progress with more complex methods
  • discuss ideas with our resident experienced crochet tutor
  • be a confident crochet - er!


Take home a fountain of crochet knowledge and your sample pieces

Your guide

Ayda Anlagan is a brilliant teacher and creator of design company 'Monstify' - anatomical crochet parts to animate everyday objects!

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Dates & times

Sat 3 Jun, 11:00am - 5:00pm
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Fabrications - one of Hackney's most creative studios!

Fabrications is an independent gallery, shop and workshop dedicated to contemporary textile practice and design, with a particular interest in up-cycling and eco design.

Fabrications opened in June 2000 in a refurbished derelict shop on Broadway Market in Hackney, east London. The shops founder, Barley Massey, has spent the last 16 years growing Fabrications into a buzzing hub of creativity.

In 2011 "The Imaginerium" was built - a bolt-on to the Fabrications shop that is a fully-fitted working studio with a welcoming and inspiring atmosphere that is now dedicated for classes and workshops.


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